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Namestnikov Ends 23 Game Goal Drought; Scores 2 In Rangers Win Agaisnt Buffalo

  The Rangers got the secondary they have always needed and Alexander Georgiev stopped 31 shots as Vladislav Namestnikov scored two of New York’s three goals in the final minutes of a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Georgiev has now won three tilts in a row, posting a 1.95 GAA in the contests.   Coach David Quinn had his thoughts on the lively action.  “It was a relief for about four minutes because for 56 of them it was a one-goal game, and playoff-type hockey,” Quinn said.   “Seriously,…

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Georgiev Shuts Down Leafs With 55 Save Performance

The Rangers capped off their five-game homestand at Madison Square Garden with a 4-1 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Blueshirts may have come out on top, but it was not a clean win of any sorts. On his 23rd birthday, Alexander Georgiev bailed out the Blueshirts’ lackluster defense in stopping 55 of 56 shots. Not to mention, he had to stop 24 power play chances from the likes of John Tavares and Auston Matthews. “That was a special birthday because I tried not to concentrate on the birthday…

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Rangers Finish Off Third Period Comeback With A Shootout Victory Against Boston

After falling in overtime against the Kings on Monday night, the New York Rangers bounced back with a come-from-behind win against the strong Boston Bruins. David Quinn squad was down 2 goals entering the third but persevered with a great effort. The Blueshirts scored two third period goals to force overtime, which included Filip Chytil tying the game late, and Tony DeAngelo scoring the game-winner in the seventh round of the shootout.     Zuccarello and Zibanejad recorded a point each in the tilt to continue their offensive wizardry. The combo…

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Mika Zibanejad Nets Hat Trick In Thrilling 4-3 Victory Against Rival Devils

The New York Rangers rebounded after being shutout against the Flyers with a thrilling comeback victory against the New Jersey Devils. Mika Zibanejad was incredible as he posted his second career hat trick and first as a Ranger. Lundqvist stopped 22 and Mats Zuccarello added three more points to fuel the Blueshirts to their 5th win in 7 games. The key to the first period was special teams as all three goals were netted on the powerplay. Following a terrible power play by New York, the Devils took advantage of…

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Rangers Shutout By Flyers 1-0 In First Game Since All Star Break

    After a 10 day hiatus from Rangers hockey in which King Henrik dominated the All-Star game in San Jose and the rest of the squad caught some sun, the Blueshirts played one of their best games of the season… in a loss. New York outplayed their Metropolitan division rivals severely for the latter fifty minutes of the bout. David Quinn’s team had double the amount of shots, scoring chances and takeaways than Philly. The Flyers won this game for one reason only; netminder Anthony Stolarz. Stolarz, one of seven goalies…

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